40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Keith Bemerer


Nexus Greenhouse Systems/Rough Brothers Inc.

Job Title

Distributor and Regional Sales


  • Treasurer of the Cincinnati Flower Growers Association that reintroduced the CFGA scholarship program, to award two $1,000 scholarships to horticulture students annually.
  • Participated in development of the HopsHouse, a hydroponic hops greenhouse for the production of wet hops for the craft brewing industry.


Keith can’t live without his lawnmower and cuts his lawn every five days up until Thanksgiving. “If my grass is not the greenest on my side of the fence, there is a serious problem!”

Fun Facts

“My co-workers and colleagues come to me to help with anything with an engine — cars, motorcycles, power equipment or tools. It’s not unusual one weekend to fix a trimmer and the next be working on a skid-steer loader.”

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

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